Brattan's journey leads to place in Socceroos' squad

Jason Geria is among five A-League players in the squad.

Melbourne City midfielder Luke Brattan and Melbourne Victory full back Jason Geria are among seven players who have been added to the Socceroos squad which drew with Japan and Saudi Arabia for the upcoming World Cup qualifier with Thailand.

City a step away from some silverware

Happy days: Melbourne City players celebrate their FFA Cup semi-final win.

The joy on Melbourne City officials faces when the final whistle brought to an end a bruising and highly entertaining FFA Cup semi-final triumph over Melbourne Victory was infectious.

Ronaldo, Messi compete for Ballon d'Or

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will resume their perennial battle to be crowned the world's best soccer player after they headed the shortlist of 30 players for the 2016 Ballon d'Or announced on Monday.

The problem with the FFA's expansion plan

Once in a lifetime: The Wanderers are an example of how cross-town rivalries can be successful for expansion.

Apparently, expansion of the A-League is back on the agenda. No, really. That being the case, the fault lines of a debate which excites the football public like no other are about to reach a sharper focus. Derbies, or regions? New markets, or existing ones? Ultimately, that's the conversation which matters most.

Victory snatch last-gasp 2-1 win

Victory's Besart Berisha competes Iacopo La Rocca.

An injury-time winner from Marco Rojas has given Melbourne Victory a last-gasp 2-1 A-League victory over Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium.